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made the announcement after holding talks with the head of the africans union -- afrikaans union. they say they will advance of the president does not leave the country. we have more. >> from a president under pressure, compromise and concession. he said he is prepared to share power with the rebels and would not stand for reelection in 2016. >> we will surely be able to put in place a national unity government to manage this country which has suffered so much. >> it may be taking its toll on the president. it has brought the capital to a nervous standstill. >> the government's curfew is not all bad. it is very unsafe here at the moment. >> rebel fighters keep advancing. they took a turn on saturday, 150 kilometers from the capital. an attempt by government troops to retake the strategically- important town of bombari failed. the chairman of the african union arrived on sunday, urging an end to the fighting. the president said he is willing to attend without conditions. rebel spokesmen sounded more cautious, saying he took note of the president's latest offer, but the rebels do n
under the control of an unelected emergency manager enabled to fire public officials and nullify union contracts. state republicans approved it this month after voters repealed a similar initiative on election day. despite reimposing a measure that was rejected by popular vote, governor snyder said -- was among a number of controversial bills recently advanced by state republicans in michigan before their majority declines with a new legislative session next month. the chicago teachers union has filed a lawsuit accusing a city of discriminating against african-american teachers and staff through its effort to reform or shut down local schools. the federal suit says more than half of the tenured teachers who lost their jobs in the most recent wave of school closings were african-american, despite african-americans comprising just 30% of tenured teachers overall and 35% in the underperforming schools that wound up -- wind up being closed. the teachers' union is seeking an injunction to stop chicago mayor rahm emanuel from closing any more schools. the nra has confirmed plans to continue
's labor union has warned the government that it should not increase the price of basic commodities like bread and sugar in next year's budget. we have a report from khartoum. >> sue data is facing one of its toughest economic crises. the-sudan is facing one of its worst economic -- the sudan is facing one of his toughest economic crises. >> there is a shortage and all of the important items are bought by u.s. dollars. >> the prices of meat, poultry, vegetables, and fruits are rising too. >> many people cannot come near the market because of prices. we come you are relying on god. >> my income is little. i struggle to make ends meet. we demand the government intervene to control it. >> many here are poor. now their situation is worse. sudan has lost more than 75% of its oil revenue went south sudan broke away last year. the government decided to cut its subsidies on basic commodities. with the currency dropping against the u.s. dollar, the prices of basic food items increase. the government says it must adopt austerity measures and cut spending. in june, a government decision to increase
' live and work. he was one of the leaders of the national union of mineworkers. >> he has been seen as per se was the -- bourgeoisie on the grou. nd. his ability to overcome that, speaking the language, but the language she has to speak is the delivery language, his ability to deliver, if he moves into the government, that will make him gain support in the party as well as in the country. >> if the anc wins the 2014 general election, he could become the deputy president of the country. they are waiting to see whether the new leadership plans to take -- where the new leadership plans to take the country. >> mexico's new national security adviser says the government's drug policy is failing. addressing a security meeting, he said capturing cartel leaders breaks up gangs which makes the more violent. talks are being held to try to help colombia -- to halt colombia's civil war. our reporter traveled to a town where an entire community was forced from their land. >> this is what is left of the town, a once thriving farming town near the caribbean coast. right-wing paramilitary fighters a
talks with the african union. the army was forced to retreat as the rebels advanced. the former israeli foreign minister has been indicted for a breach of trust down fraud. he resigned early this month. he denies the accusations and says he will run in the upcoming elections in january but he will be forced to quit if a court barring some guilty. 30 muslims in iraq are continuing demonstrations against the shiia-led government. they are reducing the iraqi government of discriminating against sunnis. what the demands of the protesters here can be evidenced behind me. they want an end to the policy of the government's of the policies. they want the release of female presidents and they want to and demoralization of sunnis in iraq. they denied all of the allegations saying activities should not be held and they should be held responsible for their own facts. they will be looking into the issues and when it comes to the finance minister, the rule of law should save the body guards that were arrested have confessed to tear activities including assassinations and bombings targeting different
to unionize and reform workplace conditions. aside from the u.s., the demonstrations took place in argentina, brazil, chile, nicaragua, canada, britain, south africa, zambia and india. the muslim public affairs council held its annual gathering at a california church in california on saturday. the group denounced pasadena's all seems church after became the first church to host a u.s. muslim group's national convention. organizers sought the protection of police and private security after the church was flooded the mail. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. funeral services are being held today in connecticut for two of the victims in friday's shooting massacre at the sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. noah pozner and jack pinto for 06 years old. they died on friday along with 80 of their classmates and six staff members at the school. all of the children killed were six and seven years old. there were all shot multiple times. it was the deadliest rampage at an elementary school in u.s. hist
of the things that happened last week was not just the lame-duck legislature in michigan pushed through union busting legislation, but also pushed through part of the expanding the availability of concealed firearms in michigan. that is part of the alec agenda. it is to allow people to carry concealed weapons. what they do is play offense -- the nra plays opposite says more people need guns. they want people to be more arms rather than deal with the heart of the tragedy. >> thank you for joining us, lisa, executive director of the center for media and democracy. that does it for our show. for a collection of our reporting on gun control, go to democracynow.org and visit our new "topics" section. democracy now! is looking for feedback from people who appreciate the closed captioning. e-mail your comments to outreach@democracynow.org or mail them to democracy now! p.o. box 693 new york, new york 10013. [captioning made possible by democracy now!]
president joe biden to reform gun control policies, which he would outline in his annual state of the union address next month. >> the fact that we cannot prevent every act of violence does not mean we cannot steadily reduce the violence and prevent the very worst violence. that is why i have asked the vice president to lead an effort that includes members of my cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete proposals no later than january, proposals i then intend to push without delay. this is not some washington commission. this is not something where folks are going to be studying the issue for six months and publishing a report that gets read and then pushed aside. this is a team that has a very specific task, to pull together real reforms right now. >> president obama's refer to the ongoing toll from gun violence around the country since friday's attack. >> since friday morning, a police officer was gunned down in memphis, leaving four children without their mother. two officers were killed outside a grocery store in topeka. a woman was shot and killed inside a las
a model for austerity. >> 29,000 public school teachers and support staff have gone on strike after union leaders failed to reach an agreement with the nation's third largest school district over education reforms sought by chicago mayor rahm emanuel. >> we will walk the picket lines, we will talk to parents, clergy, we will demand a fair contract today. we demand a fair contract now. >> the protests in yemen and egypt on the tuesday night's storming of the u.s. consulate in benghazi. u.s. ambassador christopher stevens and three other staff members were killed in the attack. >> there are 47% of people who are with the president, who believe they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe they are entitled to health care, food, housing. in titled, that the government should give it to them. >> welcome to a taste of the run the economy. that is a message on the banner that greets you here at this tent city where we are broadcasting from, two hours west of chicago in between wisconsin and iowa, two swing states. this in canton was set up by wo
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